MMFF receives City of Ottawa support

We’re honoured to announce that the City of Ottawa’s Arts Funding program has awarded Mirror Mountain Film Festival a grant to help us put on our 2023 festival. Their generous assistance will give us essential resources for presenting our 6th edition, and help us to support independent film and video artists from the Ottawa regionContinue reading “MMFF receives City of Ottawa support”

Earlybird submissions deadline today

Are you an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s earlybird deadline is TODAY! We’re searching for the most groundbreaking, outrageous, personal, innovative and audacious films out there, so if you’ve got an original narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media or something different altogether, visit our SubmissionsContinue reading “Earlybird submissions deadline today”

Free submissions for local films

Did you know locally-produced films can be submitted for free? If you made a film that was shot and/or edited anywhere within a 125km radius of downtown Ottawa, you are welcome to submit it to Mirror Mountain Film Festival free of charge! This area includes Gatineau, Maniwaki, Mont Tremblant, Montebello, Hawkesbury, Cornwall, Potsdam, Brockville, Smiths Falls,Continue reading “Free submissions for local films”

Free submissions for alumni

Did you know our alumni can submit for free? If you directed a film that was officially selected to screen in a previous edition of Mirror Mountain Film Festival, you are welcome to submit any new work you might have free of charge! Visit our Submissions page for details.

Meet our team: Efehan Elbi

Introducing our new jury! Canadian director, animator and game designer Efehan Elbi is joining our interactive media selection committee. For the first time ever, Mirror Mountain Film Festival is accepting submissions of works that allow the audience to participate directly, including VR, explorable 360° video spaces, videogames, AR, film/video installations, net art and more. EfehanContinue reading “Meet our team: Efehan Elbi”

Meet our team: Lisa Birke

Introducing our new jury! Canadian media artist Lisa Birke will be a part of our first ever interactive media selection committee. Mirror Mountain Film Festival is currently accepting submissions from anywhere in the world of works that allow the audience to participate directly, including VR, explorable 360° video spaces, playable videogames, film/video installations, net art andContinue reading “Meet our team: Lisa Birke”

Meet our team: Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya

Introducing our new jury! Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya will be part of the selection committee for Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s next live music + film performance. They will help us evaluate the performance proposals we receive from the Ottawa-Gatineau community, and select the filmmakers and bands that will be featured in our 2023 festival lineup. Amanda performed atContinue reading “Meet our team: Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya”